Richard E. Lutringer, Esq.
Offices of Richard Lutringer
500 Fifth Avenue
Suite 1610
New York, NY 10110
Hourly Rate $475
Current Offices of Richard Lutringer – Principal
Languages English
Offices of Richard Lutringer – Principal
Principal, Offices of Richard Lutringer, 2008 – Present; Partner/Counsel, Schiff Hardin LLP, 2004 – 2008; Partner, Morgan Lewis LLP, 1994 – 2004; Partner/Associate, Whitman & Ransom LLP, 1972 – 2003.
A sample of issues handled include:

-$500,000 claim for payment of commission by commercial mortgage broker, including issues of licensing, scope of engagement, and activities of lender during exclusivity period;

-$25 million claim for fraudulent concealment of material fact in connection with buy-out of minority shareholder, including issues of contractual waiver, actual knowledge, and fraud;

-$50,000 claim for reimbursement by all-risk carrier from freight carrier for damage occurring while goods in transit (issues of notice, coverage, potential claims against third parties);

-$800,000 claim for damages due to firing of alleged whistleblower employee by company providing services under federal contract (issues involving federal audit procedures, subcontractor responsibility for compliance with federal procedures, employee misrepresentation and performance issues);

-Claim that board of directors of closely-held corporation was improperly elected and majority of shareholders engaged in oppression of minority shareholders (involved conflicting interpretations of NYBCL, charter and by-law provisions concerning conflicts between shareholder factions);

-$10 million claim for damages suffered by manufacturer due to premature release of documents covering shipped goods by buyer's bank contrary to shipping documents (involved interpretation of ICC/UCC provisions, promissory estoppel);

-$50 million dispute regarding ownership of significant artwork in estate of decedent (issues involved validity of gifts, control of business, unauthorized distribution of assets);

-Claim for recision and damages with respect to investment in franchised business, including allegations of fraud and misrepresentation in franchise offering documents;

- various EEOC claims by employees of university, US Postal Service, real estate management company, wireless company, clothing chain, TV network;

-Recycling company claims against customer/manufacturer for contract breach;

-Claim of joint venturer manufacturer of machine tools against co-venturer alleging breaches of agreement regarding real estate.
Admitted to the Bar: New York (1972); U.S. District Court: Southern (1973) and Eastern (2007) Districts of New York; U.S. Bankruptcy Court: Eastern District of New York (2007). U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California (ADR Panel).
National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, New York City Bar Association (ADR Committee, Subcommittee on Surrogate's Court Mediation, Chair); New York State Bar Association (Dispute Resolution Section); New York State Dispute Resolution Association (Board of Directors; Board Member; Ethics and Standards Committee, Chair); Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR), Co-Chair Resource Development Committee (2012-2013),ACR, Greater New York Chapter (Board of Directors; Board Member;; American Foreign Law Association (Past President), Family Firm Institute.
University of Chicago (MCL-1969); Cornell University (JD-1967); College of William & Mary (BA-1964).
$475 Per Hour
United States of America
New York, NY

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